closes
31
March

Laboratory Assistant Partner

Laboratory of Biomolecular Interactions and Transport

We are seeking a motivated colleague to fill in an open dual position of Research Assistant and Lab Manager for the recently established Laboratory of Biomolecular Interactions and Transport (www.labbit.eu), which is located in Poznan, Poland, and is jointly affiliated to the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan and International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw. The successful candidate will help establish and run the experimental lab including the actual execution of experiments focusing on biomedically and biotechnologically relevant proteins and provide administrative support. The position is available immediately.

Examples of duties
• independently design and perform experiments to validate computational predictions; maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes; interpret and analyze findings;
• perform general lab maintenance as needed; maintain lab stock; manage chemical inventory and safety records;
• initiate purchases of equipment and supplies; identify required equipment and techniques;
• provide administrative aid to PI; provide an interface to university and institute administrative as well as to the funding agencies; monitor spending; archive documents (orders, invoices, etc.); draft reports;

Requirements
• MSc. degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, or related field and at least three years of directly related experience in a research laboratory (full time), or Ph.D. degree
• fluency in both English and Polish is a must
• excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; experience with research projects will be considered advantage
• proven effectiveness in lab operations; experience with standard lab equipment and safety procedures
• expertise and high-level technical skill in cloning, expression, purification and basic biochemical characterization of recombinant proteins is highly desirable

Our offer
• full-time employment contract, initially for 12 months, but long-term employment is foreseen depending on performance
• initial gross salary about 4,750 PLN/month (Brutto) + annual 13th salary
• additional benefits including a reduced-rate for a private medical care package and MultiSport program
• friendly, dynamic and supportive environment
• opportunity to further develop professional and managerial skills

How to apply
Please send your applications or additional questions to Prof. Jan Brezovsky: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 31, 2018. The selected candidates will be invited for an interview taking place in early April 2018. The application should be prepared in English and contain:
• one-page cover letter describing your motivation
• Curriculum Vitae documenting the required experience and skills
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• the following statement: “I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed for the purposes of the recruitment process under the Personal Data Protection Act as of 29 August 1997, consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2016, item 922 as amended.”